Virtually Intimate Education

May 18, 2020 by

Words are like Ubers that can be hired to take you anywhere you want to go.  A People’s Democratic Republic is not...

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The Post Spreads Infectious Ed...

May 14, 2020 by

The New York Post has provided us with an activity that would in case of perpetual quarantine keep us busy until the end of...

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Schools Re-Opening: Giuliani, ...

May 13, 2020 by

Having an academic credential or achieving prominence in political leadership count for nothing when a person’s judgment is...

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Count the NY Post’s Anti...

May 12, 2020 by

The New York Post has provided us with an activity that would in case of perpetual quarantine keep us busy until the end of...

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Ron Isaac’s Commentary: ...

May 11, 2020 by

It’s clear from retired Clerk Steve Danko’s letter  to The Chief-Leader, that he has a hard time concealing and...

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Letter to The New York Post Ab...

May 5, 2020 by

The Post’s report that all 98 of the graduating seniors at Success Academy’s HS of Liberal Arts were accepted by colleges...

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Teacher Appreciation Week Star...

May 4, 2020 by

Today is the start of Teacher Appreciation Week!  From May 4th until the the 8th, educators get to bask in the sun of high...

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Grading and the Human Spirit

Apr 29, 2020 by

How, if at all, should students be graded for this surrealistic academic year?  Could it possibly be on traditional criteria?  If so,...

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Administrative Bloat: Flatten ...

Apr 20, 2020 by

Polls show that the general public overwhelmingly feels that quality education is at top on the list of essential governmental...

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School Closing, Testing and SC...

Apr 17, 2020 by

In an almost unprecedented fluke of empathy for public school educators that was not driven by a hidden contradictory agenda, the New...

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Corporations Repent So Kids Ca...

Mar 30, 2020 by

Corporations are people too!  There is a Leave it to Beaver ambiance in Board Rooms. Best kept secret. Worst joke. Corporations...

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Stuyvesant High School: Segreg...

Mar 26, 2020 by

The more things change, the less they change.  Sometimes that can be consoling.  But not when we are too distracted to realize what...

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A Huge System Pivots

Mar 24, 2020 by

Months after much of our Navy was wiped out at Pearl Harbor, we scored a great victory at sea.  It was achieved by our massive...

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The Runs: A Defining Moment?

Mar 17, 2020 by

Why are our market shelves clean out of toilet paper?  Understandably people don’t want to be caught with their pants down...

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School For a Charter School Pr...

Mar 12, 2020 by

The seven-year-old charter school kid’s eye was smashed like a boxer’s whose championship fight had to be stopped because...

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Eric Adam’s Proposed Non...

Mar 12, 2020 by

The “Nanny State” is a mixed bag.  That phrase is usually used pejoratively to deride government’s role in...

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A Nurse In Every School!

Mar 11, 2020 by

Every New York City public school will soon have an on-site nurse. This was a neglected necessity long before the coronavirus.  The...

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DOE Guidelines for Virus/Atten...

Mar 9, 2020 by

The Centers for Disease Control urges parents to keep their children home from school when they’re sick and the City is signing...

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Class Size: Fake Issue?

Mar 3, 2020 by

A few days ago I got whiplash.  Not from slamming brakes when a Charger cut me off on the Expressway. I wore no lawyer-promoted...

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Education Reformers of Maiden ...

Mar 2, 2020 by

A prominent online site for education-related stories unwittingly exemplified a major problem with how the media and much of the...

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